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Rev David Tate

Birth
Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 10 Aug 1886 (aged 86)
Tobinsport, Perry County, Indiana, USA
Burial Tobinsport, Perry County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 114333007 View Source
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David Tate, the oldest resident of Tobin Township, is a native of Jefferson county, Kentucky, born August 24, 1799. He was one of seven children born to Samuel and Nancy (Johnson) Tate, both of whom were natives of Pennsylvania. His father was a soldier in the revolutionary war and for many years drew a pension for his services in the struggle. He died while on a visit to his daughter in Spencer County, Ind., at the age of ninety-one years. David remained at home until his marriage, which occurred December 5, 1819. He then came to this county and located at Polk's Bottom, where he rented for a number of years, after which he bought 100 acres, where he has since lived. His first wife, Elizabeth Blain, died May 5, 1831, having borne him six children: George, Nancy (w/o T. Connor) John, James B., Jeremiah and Hezekiah. October 13, 1831, he wedded Lucy Seaton, by whom he is the father of eight children: Emily E. (w/o Henry Groves), William S., Mary J., Letitia A. (w/o Clement Ramsey), Artimissa A. (w/o William White), Lucy (w/o J.H. Marshall) David and Henry. His second wife died September 10, 1846 and July 22 of the next year he married Catherine Cart, and to this union were boen three children: Mary, Arad, and Albert S. Catherine Tate died February 23, 1862 and January 15, 1863 he was united in marriage with his fourth and last wife, Mary A. Stinnet. By this union he is the father of six children: Alfred F., Rowena B. (w/o Francis Lee), Minnie O., Curtis E., Milton A. and Charles R. In addition to his twenty three children the eldist of whom is sixty-five and the youngest eight years, he has seventy-six granchildren and forty-six great grandchildren. Mr. Tate is a successful farmer, and now owns 540 acres of land. About 1840 he was ordained a minister of in the Univerdalist Church and in connection with his business, for many years he served as a local preacher. His career has been a remarkable one and he will long be remembered for his many good qualities.
History of Perry County, Goodspeed, 1885

Cannelton Enquirer and Reporter, 24 Sep 1887, David Tate, petition to sell land.


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  • Added: 24 Jul 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 114333007
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/114333007/david-tate : accessed ), memorial page for Rev David Tate (24 Aug 1799–10 Aug 1886), Find a Grave Memorial ID 114333007, citing David Tate Cemetery, Tobinsport, Perry County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Christina (contributor 47758927) .